Express Yourself! brings you a stimulating program based on a chapter from our award winning book Be the Star You Are! for Teens.

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Do you abide by the status quo? Do you live inside the box? Are you imprisoned by routine? Life’s too short to be trapped by the world’s expectations and our hosts, Henna Hundal and Asya Gonzalez invite you to find your own adventure! Meet sixteen year old founder of the lip balm company, Blamtastic, Lily Sandler, who has been on the adventure of a growing company while being a teen. Author of Even in Paradise, Chelsey Philpot, captures the intensity, the thrill, and the heartbreak of our too-brief friendships and loves in her stunning debut novel that is a cross of The Great Gatsby meets Looking for Alaska. Hope Heals reporter, Zahra Hasanain, shares tips on how to be adventurous with tips and strategies. As James Dean said, “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. Go have an adventure and check off another item on your bucket list!

Lily Sandler

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Lily Sandler, At the age of 16 Lily is already an accomplished entrepreneur, speaker and nationally recognized expert in youth entrepreneurship.   Lily loves working and has grown her company from a home-based business to an award winning international consumer goods company.   From product development and marketing to sitting across from the largest retailers in the world, Lily knows her consumer goods company inside and out. After all she did help to build it!

Chelsey Philpot

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Chelsey Philpot, author of Even in Paradise, grew up on a farm in New Hampshire and now works as an editor and journalist. She’s written for the New York Times, Boston Globe, Slate, and numerous other publications. Like her main character, Charlotte, Chelsey attended boarding school in New England. You can visit her online at or on Twitter @ChelseyPhilpot.

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